Thorndale Optimist Minor Baseball 2019 Registration

2019 Registration is now CLOSED

When:  January 31, 2019 from 7-9pm

              Feburary 2, 2019 from 10am-noon

Where: Thorndale Public Library

§  Anyone wishing to help COACH or UMPIRE, may sign up at Registration.                               

§  Executive Help Needed (Registration, Treasurer, Equipment, Uniforms)                               

§ Pitch, Hit, and Run, TBD       

Birth Years

Cost ($)



2013*, 2014, 2015


A focus on fun and learning the skills of baseball.  Each night will consist of drills, games and other activities.   Blastball takes place on Monday nights in June and July.

Rookie Transition



Rookie transition allows players to experience rookie ball with more players that are the same skill and ability.  Families can expect less travel than rookie ball and players will gain all of the necessary skills and experience to improve.  Just like rookie ball, a pitching machine is used.

Rookie Ball

2010, 2011


A pitching machine is utilized.  Travel around the Thorndale area (e.g. Dorchester, Thamesford, London)


2008, 2009


Players pitch in games at this level.   Travel around the Thorndale area (e.g. Dorchester, Thamesford, London)


2006, 2007


Players pitch in games at this level.   Travel around the Thorndale area (e.g. Dorchester, Thamesford, London)

*2013 kids may be placed in Rookie transition, depending on skill level and registration numbers.

For Rookie Transition and up, players are responsible for helmets, jocks, gloves, shoes...

Thorndale Women's Slo-Pitch
The Women's League has availability for a complete team to enter the league for Summer of 2019! If you would like to enter a team, please call or text Janis (see below).

Thorndale has a recreational women's slo-pitch league that has been in existence for over 25 years. Players must be 16 years old in order to play. There are six teams in the league. Games are Wednesday nights at 7:00pm. The season runs from May to August, with playoffs finishing on the 3rd Saturday in August. League contact is Janis Armstrong Ph: 519-873-0351 or email

If you are interested in joining a team please call, text or email Janis.

Thorndale Men's Slo-Pitch league

Thorndale men's slo-pitch league, averaging 14 teams a year, plays from the first week of May to the playoffs on the second weekend of September. Games are played on Sundays (excluding long weekends), and some Monday and Wednesday nights. Players must be at least 16 years old. For further information, check their website



Minor Baseball Contact information for registration:

Dan McDonald

Scott Johnson

Mark Stevens